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Skillet Brown Butter Gnocchi

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6

Save time (and dishes) with this easy skillet dinner that comes together fast! Gnocchi is sautéed and tossed in a brown butter sauce, and then flavored up with mushrooms, spinach, thyme and Parmesan. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) potato gnocchi
1/4
cup plus 2 tablespoons butter
1
package (8 oz) baby bella mushrooms, sliced
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1
bag (5 oz) baby spinach, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Additional thyme leaves, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, cook and drain gnocchi as directed on package.
  • 2
    In 12-inch stainless steel skillet, heat 1/4 cup butter over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until butter begins to brown and smells nutty. Remove from heat, and transfer to small bowl.
  • 3
    Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to skillet; cook gnocchi over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly browned.
  • 4
    Stir in mushrooms, 1 tablespoon thyme, the salt, pepper and half of the reserved brown butter. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are tender. Stir in remaining half brown butter and the garlic; cook and stir about 1 minute or until fragrant. Gradually add spinach to skillet; continue cooking just until wilted.
  • 5
    Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese. Serve with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Garnish with additional thyme leaves.

Expert Tips

  • Shelf-stable potato gnocchi can be found in the pasta aisle of the grocery store.
  • Serve with a fresh, green salad for a complete meal, or serve smaller portions as a side to grilled chicken or steak.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
0g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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